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University Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room is big, comfortable, with a very cool kitchen! The location is perfect for those who want to be near the University of Minnesota, Dinkytown and to go for the trails near the Stone Arch Bridge! They also have free parking!

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Pound, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my 4th time staying here and I'm sure it's not my last because it's close to relatives in Minneapolis. We've been there so often the front desk clerk remembered us this visit. She is very friendly. It is very conveniently located close to the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and just a few minutes off hwy 35W. This hotel...

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Thank you for the kind words! We are very happy to hear about your stays with our hotel and that you enjoy them so much! I love that we are located to a lot of places that are within walking distance or within a short trip. I love hearing that our staff remembered you from your previous stay, and I...

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The bed sheets were dirty, there was blood stains on them. I asked for replacements before sleeping and replaced them with washed ones. The towels were also dirty and there were black long hair every where, on the bed as well as between the towels. The board under the mattress is black so you cannot tell how dirty it is....

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Thank TahsinKhajah
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You are completely correct. This is very disappointing. I respect your honesty and letting us know. It helps us gain ground and take care of issues that may have occurred. I would like to say that this is not a normal occurrence for our hotel. We prize ourselves for being extremely clean! We will be looking into this. I hope...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great stay in this cute quaint little inn. It is in walking distance to everything. I was at the UofM for my nieces graduation and this little gem made it so easy. I didn't have to drive or try to find parking. AWESOME.... It was very clean and quiet, little pricey, but I would definitely stay again....

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I hope that your nieces graduation went well!! That is always an exciting time! We are very happy that you had such a great stay and enjoyed our hotel! Thank you for staying with our hotel!! We appreciate your feedback & hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at many hotels and I must give the University Inn 5 Stars for the room we stayed in. The bed was the most comfortable and the pillows were awesome. Excellent customer service and very clean rooms. We will stay here again.

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Thank Mike S
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Mike, I hope that the graduation went well for all of you! We are happy that you chose to stay with us and we love hearing your feed-back. I love the pillows also, that is something that makes my day when I stay anywhere. We hope that we will get the chance to see you again!

Timbuktu, Mali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just off the highway at the west end of the University campus on Frat/Sorority row, this Inn is a comfortable place to stay. The Inn is a safe and secure. The room has a modern, convenient kitchenette, and spacious bathroom. Comfortable bed and linens capped off a great stay. The main campus and dinkytown are a short, enjoyable walk from...

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We are glad to hear how your stay was and your feed-back about our rooms! I personally love to location of the hotel, it is close enough to walk to campus, stores and other events that may be going on. Thank you for taking time to let us know how your stay was. We hope to see you again soon!!

Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very friendly atmosphere, as soon as you walk in and are greeted by the staff, perfect room with kitchinette, the location near dinkytown is ideal. i highly recommend university inn to anyone visiting the twin cities!

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Thank Peter J
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Peter, I love our kitchenette's also!!! They are so nice for cooking whatever you are feeling and saving that little bit of extra money where you can helps with the trip normally. I love hearing peoples opinions about them. We are very happy that you liked our hotel, and Staff, and that you enjoyed your stay!! Thank you for the...

Milwaukee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here one night with family on warm Saturday evening in late April. The feeling of the hallways where the rooms is like a dorm although once inside the rooms, that subsides a bit. The rooms are very clean, simple, modest and dated. Small kitchenette, is a nice addition. The staff was super warm, helpful and friendly, and the hotel...

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Sarah, Thank you for your feed back. We appreciate it and enjoy hearing what our guest think of our hotel! We hope that we will see you again!

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend whose daughter went to U of M referred me to this hotel as she and her husband's favorite place to stay when they went to Minneapolis. So, I booked it to do my my college visit to U of M with my son. I loved it and will always stay here every time if my son chooses U...

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Thank Meg M
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Meg, Thank you for your review and your tip! We love hearing how great of a stay you had and I will bring this up to the team! They will be very excited to read it! We look forward to hosting your family if your son decides to attend the U of M, and we thank your friends for their...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Booked here to visit my daughter at UM. The property is close to campus and easy to get to. Modern design, not a lot of frills, but very clean and had all we needed. If I were staying in the area for longer I definitely would stay here because of the full kitchenette in room.

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Thank Shelley H
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Thank you for taking time to post a review! We enjoy hearing about your stay! I love the kitchenette also! It is always nice having the option to cook at the hotel vs spending money going out. I am also happy to hear that you stay went very well! We hope to see you soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated hotel just 4 blocks from the University of Minnesota. All rooms feature kitchenettes and are ideal for both longer-term overnight stays. Free parking for hotel guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about University Inn

Address: 925 4th St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1944
Region: United States > Minnesota > Minneapolis > University / Dinkytown
Price Range: $189 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — University Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Great location and facilities”
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“It's near the frat houses, so it has street noise all night.Turn on the room fan.”
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“No elevator so request first floor if you have heavy luggage.”
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“ask for higher floors if you care about light, because basement rooms have small windows.”
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“Ask for a room that does not face the back parking lot.”
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